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A paper was published with material from my thesis without my knowledge: Correction or Retraction?

I have completed M.tech and submitted my thesis. A year later I realized my thesis was used to publish an article which was a replica of a section of the thesis. Even the values were the same. I was ...
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How to remove my name from submitted paper

I am a co-author for a manuscript. The corresponding author submitted that to a journal which I do not consider that as a good journal, therefore, I would like to ask him to remove my name as a co-...
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In a mathematics publication, is it preferable to state all definitions immediately, or as they arise?

I am writing a mathematics paper for publication which frequently: Uses special functions the average reader would not be aware of. Uses my own notation. Within the first section of my paper (...
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Co-authorship for grammatical editing

Can someone who makes some corrections on paper grammatically be considered as a co-author?
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How to address an Editor if I have new proof techniques of old results?

I read an article published in a High Impact Factor journal and on reading I find that almost all of the proofs could have been done in an easy way. I devised easy techniques myself and I find that ...
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Help! Professor/Advisor Refuses to Publish Any of His Students' Research

I'll be finishing a PhD in physics in about five weeks. I've worked hard, have done a lot of research, and have written 3 papers for publication. But my professor refuses to take any action towards ...
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How can I anonymously store supplemental research data that I submit with papers?

I'm writing a contribution for a double-blind submission system. Since I would like to supply more data than I could show on a small number of pages, I'm looking for a way to reference supplemental ...
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Is it okay to copy somebody else's words and sentences?

So I am writing my master's thesis, and am reading a lot of papers. I usually do a lot of 'backtracking' (meaning, read one paper, then look at who they cited and go read those papers). Doing this, I ...
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IEEE full article with small images or more than 8 pages

I'm writing a full article (6-8 pages) using IEEE guidelines. Currently got two versions: one where images are more readable, and another where 4 images to be read need a lot of zoom. In the first ...
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How do I cite an article with no page numbers and only a DOI number (APA format)?

I am writing an article that requires citations in APA format. As you may know, that format requires page numbers I am pulling quite a few articles from the journal of Remote Sensing (MDPI), which ...
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When are authors on publications in Google Scholar clickable

Whenever one searches for publications on Google Scholar, some of the authors of some publications are clickable (underlined / hyperlinked), but others aren't. What determines this behavior? Is there ...
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In a CV, where to display conference articles that became journal articles

Some conferences select articles for publication in a journal. In my CV, I have a section "Peer-reviewed journal" and another section "Conference". Where should I put such articles? Only in "Peer-...
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Are (computer science) workshops less prestigious than conferences in general? [duplicate]

I am a PhD student in computer science and I have noticed that my advisor tries to avoid having me submit to workshops in my field when I bring workshops to his attention that we could submit to. He, ...
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Is there an API to obtain article information via DOI?

Is there any API that allow to get article information (in JSON or BIBREF format) using article DOI? I need: article title, authors, journal name, year of publication, volume (number), page numbers. ...
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Can't decide which research project to work on as an undergraduate to prepare for graduate school? [closed]

I'm an undergraduate engineering student at a top state university. I want to do high-quality research to build up my experience in preparation for graduate school (MS/Ph.D.). My research is out of ...
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Why did notable mathematician Walter Rudin have so few citations according to ResearchGate? [closed]

According to ResearchGate, Rudin had about 30 ish papers and 500 ish citations. How come so few? I thought he was this legend of maths. Here's his profile: https://www.researchgate.net/scientific-...
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Can I quote a sentence from another paper?

I am writing a paper and I have found in another paper a definition for a quantity which I am working with that is very clear and is written much better than I will ever be able to do. I tried ...
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Why bother publishing papers in journals? [duplicate]

Read this: Why publication in an academic journal matters It says: It is through publication that the research, including its scientific and practical contributions, is disseminated to others in ...
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No reply to the referee report from the author of a manuscript

Let assume that a manuscript needs to be revised after referee's report. If there is no reply from the author of manuscript, what happens? What are the rules and next steps in such cases?
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Seemingly-irrelevant papers, all with author in common, suggested by reviewer

I recently received a decision letter calling for minor revisions prior to acceptance. One anonymous reviewer was extremely knowledgeable and provided many helpful suggestions to better explain and ...
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After received my PhD, can I publish a sole-author paper for some extended results?

After receiving my Ph.D., I then became self-employed and as a job-seeker. So I use my spare time to continue doing research in the field of my dissertation on my own and came up with some results ...
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My friend listed my name as a co-author on two journal papers without my permission

Recently, I found that my friend published two journal papers. He listed my name as a co-author without my permission. He used to send me a draft of the 1st paper, and wanted to add me as a co-...
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Will a paper be retracted if a flaw in released software code invalidates its central idea?

Say I have written code that performs a physics calculation. After this, I get a paper published based on the results of the code. In the interest of advancing the progress of science, I upload the ...
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Can open-source software be peer-reviewed and published?

My colleague and I have developed a software tool and intend to release it open-source. This tool is specifically for tasks in my field but we think it would be helpful for the wider community. Our ...
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Uploading articles to Google Scholar

How to upload my journal articles to Google Scholar and get it appeared immediately?
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Research Paper Conference [closed]

I am new in learning "research methodology" subject. What is the name of Computer Science Conference for a research paper topic "Machine Learning Predicts Laboratory Earthquakes" at this link
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Does a research paper automatically get published online publicly if accepted?

Does a research paper automatically get published for the public to read on the journal website if accepted?
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Some results of my grad research have been used in a recent paper, but I was not told. Should I do something about it?

Some of the work I did during my undergrad research (before my PhD, 4 years ago), exactly two figures, have been used in a recent paper. My ex-adviser (at the time of my undergrad research) is co-...
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Do Conferences provide the facility of pre-submission inquiries?

This is my first post here, so kindly pardon any Beginner errors. I noticed that it is common practice among authors to write pre-submission inquiries to different journals when it comes to journal ...
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Comments for Elsevier paper proof

I have just corrected my first paper and I might have done something very wrong. Using the website provided by Elsevier, I corrected everything regarding words and sentences, in addition to small ...
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OA funding source for an independent researcher in industry

Since I finished graduate school (statistics), I have been pursuing research. This is on my own time, separate from my work in industry, and while my company does not interfere with my work, they give ...
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Is there more prestige publishing in a special or regular issue? [duplicate]

Bit of a random thought, as publishing in either is good of course. I do not intend to demean anyone who has published in special issues. I can think of pros and cons from one to the other: Special ...
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What are the downsides to a casual format for a research paper?

From point 9 of Google's philosophy "You can be serious without a suit". It revolutionised office culture. It helped put the focus on the content of work, rather than needing to wear a suit or formals ...
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I was a rapporteur of the main session of an intergovernmental forum, should I add the final report as a publication in my CV? [closed]

I was an intern at an intergovernmental organization, during an international forum I reported the first and main panel, should I add the final report in my CV as a publication? The final report's ...
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Strategies for rewriting a good paper

I have written a conference paper which was accepted for that conference, was very well received and shortlisted as the best paper nominee. I have talked to my supervisors and I am going to add one ...
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How to politely explain editor is wrong

We have a paper that is a second round R&R at a Journal that is a cognate field which is less technical than ours. The editor has been extremely conscientious and supportive through the process, ...
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Existence of regional bias in peer review and how to deal with it

Background information: Field: Neuroscience; Country: India Premise: I am a graduate student. I have not published many articles. Over the past 5 or so years, I have been hearing from colleagues, my ...
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Publishing a novel idea without experiments and results

I wrote a technical paper on a novel idea related to internet technologies. However, I don't have resources to conduct large scale experiment. Also, the numerical results cannot be consider as well. ...
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What are the consequences of refusing to grant honorary authorship to a superior?

Recently, I learned about honorary authorships in papers and publications - e.g. the head of an institute or person who secured the financial grants. If you are in an inferior position, like a PhD ...
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On answering a question that no one has asked

In historical research I came across a novel question and, after investing time in it, I have an answer. This helps my original project, but the explanation to the novel question is so substantial ...
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Compressing a huge paper for a double blind review process

Continuing How to cite a technical report for a double blind review process?, how would you proceed if your paper is acutally 53 pages long, most of it occupied by mathematical proofs, but you have to ...
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How do some researchers have such beautiful figures in publications, while their homepages look simple?

Do some PIs who publish in Nature, Cell or Science collaborate with professional designers? The thing is that I have never seen it mentioned in their work. Is it a service offered by the journals? Or ...
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Online repository for double blind submissions [closed]

Some conferences in my area require double-blind submissions. I'm a junior faculty member and I would like to put a timestamp on my results by publishing them online, as there is a nonzero probability ...
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How common are papers where none of the authors have published in that subspecialty before?

While attempting to learn more about a recent controversial preprint, I google-scholared the authors' publication histories. I found that while most of them had solid lists of accepted work, none of ...
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Writing a single authored research paper in a math journal: Is this a significant achievement?

An engineering graduate with a below average grade, being in industry not related to math, for almost 10 years, with no previous publication record in any field, while still working full time, ...
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Combining two conceptually overlapping manuscripts for publication

Got a manuscript accepted and then pulled because of a similar manuscript submitted by another group to the same journal. Per the request of the editor, two groups combined the manuscripts. Now the ...
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Splitting a paper into two papers?

Before I decide to post this question I did google it, and there are at least two similar questions on Academia with very good and informative suggestions. Since the situation and my concerns are ...
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How do I handle a “fake” co-author?

I recently started my first postdoc, after completing my phd in a different field. I managed to come up with some results that I hope to publish at a reputable conference. All the work, including the ...
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Typo errors in a submitted paper

I have submitted a paper 3 weeks ago for a good journal + conference and I just figured out that there are small typo mistakes. It is very disappointing as I have made a great effort (who does not) to ...

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